It’s not always easy to tell if a loved one is suffering from addiction, but there are signs that family members can watch out for. The signs listed here are all possible in someone who has started using drugs or alcohol and who may be addicted to substances they have been using more frequently. If… Read More 4 Signs a Loved One May Be Suffering From Addiction
When you hear people talking about healthy living, it’s easy to focus on the body. But being healthy is not just about having strong muscles and good circulation. Mental health matters too. It can be tough to talk about mental health. But it’s important that we do. If you struggle with stress or anxiety or… Read More Mental Health Hacks: How To Look After Your Mind As Well As Your Body
Everyone should support a charity. Some of us may not have as much disposable income as others, so might feel that we can’t offer much or that our donations might not make much difference to anyone. But when it comes to supporting worthy causes, every little will help. There’s a way for almost anyone to… Read More Helping Hands: How to Support a Charity
Picture Credit There are so many complicated things you can go through in life. And a lot of the hardest things don’t even happen directly to you. When a loved one is going through a tough time, it can be extremely hard on you too. Addiction can devastate families and ruin friendships. But a… Read More Support Someone Post-rehab with These Techniques
When it’s time for you to start caring for an elderly relative, it can be an emotional time. You want them to have the best quality of life, but you also need to make sure that your own quality of life is not compromised. Here are some things you need to think about if you’ll… Read More Things To Think About When Caring for Someone You Love
On Monday 23 March, CommBank is launching a social media campaign to raise funds for the Clown Doctors. For every ‘silly selfie’ shared on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #ClowningForKids, CommBank will donate $5 to the Clown Doctors. The Clown Doctors are a not-for-profit organisation that treats children in hospital with a different kind… Read More Show Your Silly Side For The Clown Doctors
Occasional Butler – get a helping hand this Christmas! I recently came across a great new Melbourne business called Occasional Butler that helps you finally tick things off your to-do list at friendly neighbourhood rates. Occasional Butler is an online service that connects customers who need help with small jobs around the home or workplace… Read More Help me!
I have been saying that the mental health system has been in trouble for a long time. Unfortunately, there just aren’t enough resources for people with mental illness. The rate of suicides are increasing. There are mothers who are killing themselves and/or their clildren or neglecting their children because they simply can’t deal with life,… Read More Help and have your say on mental health